Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has gone through interesting dynamics. From a predominately enterprise data center technology to a distributed solution adopted by communications service providers for the network edge in the form of vCPE (virtual Customer Premises Equipment).
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Amir Barnea heads the Critical Infrastructure Line of Business at RAD. As such, on a global level, he oversees sales and business development, solution/product management and marketing.
Before his time at RAD, Amir held key positions at Mobixell Networks, Comverse and Sapiens.
Amir is a 15 year veteran in the Telecom industry. He holds a B.Sc. in Physics and Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
A former fighter pilot, Amir now enjoys spending quality time with his two adorable grandchildren.
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- Jul 21, 2019
- May 20, 2019
RAD’s blog typically focuses on new, disruptive technologies, but we mustn’t forget that many network operators – including critical communications such as for utilities, transportation, first responders, etc., – still employ a vast array of legacy communications equipment and infrastructure to transport voice and sensitive data, including SCADA and Teleprotection.
- Dec 10, 2018
Operating more than one application simultaneously in an IoT environment, especially when it comes to establishing connectivity between the core network and the small subnetworks at the edge, can turn out to be quite complicated. Different components may clash creating maintenance problems.
- Nov 26, 2018
One of the key attributes brought about by industrial IoT (IIoT) is the shift of focus to increased efficiency and lower costs using smart edge devices and Big Data analytics. However, massive data transmissions to and from many IIoT devices in remote sites, over diverse network connections and in a timely manner is challenging.